Makapans Caves
Travelling through Limpopo, SA's diamond in the rough

Further on their quest, the TOMSA/Sunday Times Finders Keepers team has headed into Limpopo.

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Life's a Beach: a new guide to SA's beaches
Life's a Beach: a new guide to SA's beaches

MapStudio has released a new guide to South Africa's beautiful beaches - Life's a Beach. The guide explores 9,500kms of the best beaches, from Alexander Bay along the coast to Sodwana, visiting hundreds of beaches and exploring a magnificent coastline.

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S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 announces regional winner
S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 announces regional winner

Grégoire Berger is the winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef regional challenge. He will represent the Africa and Middle East region at the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 Grand Finale in Milan, Italy on 13 October 2016.

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Popularity leads Lufthansa to upgrade Cape Town-Frankfurt route to year-round service

In light of the growing importance of the Cape Town-Europe route due to an increase in interest, particularly from European businesses and leisure travellers, Lufthansa German Airlines will extend the direct flight service between Frankfurt and Cape Town to year-round starting 2 December 2016. This follows an announcement made earlier in the year that it would offer direct flights between Frankfurt and Cape Town for the seasonal period.

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Behind the scenes: #TrekSouthAfrica project lead Andre Van Kets helps Devon Krantz load-up the 22kg Google Trekker backpack as Carte Blanche cameraman Greg Nelson captures the moment with Hout Bay in the background, June 2016. - Photo: Liz Fish
Drive South Africa partners with Google to capture SA in 360-degree

Drive South Africa, a Cape Town-based travel company, has partnered with Google through the Google Street View camera loan programme to capture South Africa's top wilderness, cultural and historic sites in 360-degree Street View imagery for Google Maps.

2 days ago

Emirates A380
Emirates plans to upgrade Joburg route with flagship A380

Emirates announced that it will upgrade one of its four daily flights between Dubai and Johannesburg to an Airbus A380-800. Once launched on 1 February 2017, Johannesburg will join more than 40 destinations in Emirates' global network that is served by its flagship A380 aircraft.

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#FreshOffTheShelf: Blood Serpent, Africa's first carbon neutral beer
#FreshOffTheShelf: Blood Serpent, Africa's first carbon neutral beer

South African brewer, Darling Brew has launched Blood Serpent, the first carbon neutral beer in Africa. Darling Brew is a microbrewery located in Darling in the Western Cape.

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LEGOLAND Water Park
Dubai's new mega theme park opens in October

Tickets for Dubai's new multi-theme park goes on sale in South Africa next month. Dubai Parks and Resorts has appointed Johannesburg-based specialist tour operator, United Europe, to promote the family entertainment destination in South Africa.

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Lessons from European hospitality: how many people does it take to change a light bulb?
Lessons from European hospitality: how many people does it take to change a light bulb?

Having had the good fortune of spending a few days in Europe recently as well as having worked there in the early days of my hospitality career, one thing became overwhelmingly clear: hotel and hospitality staff abroad are efficient and hotels are largely managed efficiently.

By Guy Stehlik 3 days ago

Speaking Greek with MasterChef Australia's George Calombaris
Speaking Greek with MasterChef Australia's George Calombaris

MasterChef Australia co-judge, chef and restaurateur George Calombaris is back in South Africa for this weekend's Good Food & Wine Show, where foodies now have the chance to play 'MasterChef'. The Chef's Table is an interactive culinary masterclass new on the event's menu and accompanies the relaunch of the rebranded GF&WS.

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Meet Sarah, your travel expert
Safari company launches video series to inform travellers to Africa

Safari company Rhino Africa launched a new video series titled Rhino Africa's Travel Tips which aims to answer all question those travelling to Africa may have.

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Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel visits elderly for Mandela Day
Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel visits elderly for Mandela Day

Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel visited the 300 residents of Three Anchor Bay old age home for Mandela Day and shared hot, delicious soup, entertainment and a good chat.

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The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience
The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience

espAfrika brings its latest offering - www.escapemusicexperience.com the Escape Experience - in a series of exclusive curated experiences designed to appeal to Africa's luxury market as well as corporates who want to reward or acknowledge special clientele. The first event, entitled 'The Royal Escape Experience' will be hosted over a three-day period on 28, 29 and 30 July at the Palace of the Lost City, Sun City.

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